German

Authentic German recipes from my family in law. My family in law live in the Bavarian region and they are very proud of their cuisine. Most of the recipes especially German layer cakes, Jelly filled doughnuts or roasted goose are made with the help of my foodie and best cook ever mum in law.

Cheese Twists With Ham

These cheese twists with ham made with store-bought puff pastry are surprisingly easy to make, taste and look amazing and can be made ahead. These ham and cheese pastry sticks are a family favorite! They’re delicious, unbelievably easy and quick to make. Made with just 5 ingredients: cream cheese, dried […]

German Apple Cake With Streusel Topping

A delicious, not too sweet and easy to follow German apple crumble cake with raisins that takes only 15 minutes to make and the oven does the rest! Pefect for breakfast, afternoon tea/ coffee or dessert.  Last Saturday I baked it, because I had so many apples from my parents […]

German Nut Corners

These crunchy, nutty and moist German nut corners make a great anytime treat! They’re so good, easy and quick to make. Make a perfect homemade gift from the kitchen. My husband, Jo, is a huge fan of German nut corners also known as Nussecken (which simply means nut corners). Once […]

German Doughnuts Recipe (Ausgezogene Krapfen)

Hello guys, today I would like to show you how to make German doughnuts, a specialty from Bavaria called “Ausgezogene Krapfen”, normally made for special occasions such as baptism, confirmation, wedding or parish fair. Bavarian style doughnuts are flat, very thin in the middle and thick on the sides. My […]

Ham Pinwheels

Stuffed with ham and two kinds of cheese, these ham pinwheels with cheese and store-bought puff pastry make a great party food. Serve them for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner- or take them on the picnic. My husband is obsessed with these ham and cheese roll ups aka. pizza puff […]

German Cheesecake With Meringue Topping

Hands down the best cheesecake ever recipe! It’s easy to follow, so delicious and always turns perfect, with tears on it. Made up of a cake base, filled with cheesecake filling that’s made with Greek yogurt, sour cream and Mascaporne cheese and finished off with meringue topping. A must have […]

German Strawberry Cream Cake 

This German strawberry cream cake looks and tastes amazing! The beautifully fluffy and moist sponge cake is filled with fresh strawberry cheese frosting after baking and finished off with whipped cream that’s flavored with vanilla. Such a perfect anytime treat! What kind of a birthday is this without a strawberry […]

Wild Garlic Stuffed Chicken Roulade

My neighbor, Barbara, brought me wild garlic, a couple of days ago, that she foraged. Wild garlic is a wild-growing part of the allium family which includes chives, leeks, onions and garlic. It’s found in Europe and Northern Asia from the beginning of March to May. The best time to […]

German Roasted Duck and Gravy Recipe

My mother in law, Beate, is an amazing cook. Her roasted duck with gravy sauce is one of my favorite dishes. I recently interviewed her on how she makes it and she revealed me some tips and tricks to achieve a perfect roasted duck and gravy. I’ve made it few […]

Pork tenderloin in creamy mushroom sauce

When I came to Germany about 7 years to further my studies, I learned very quickly that Germans love their pork. So much so, that it featured everywhere I looked; supermarkets, butcher, open markets and restaurants. Contrary to my motherland, Namibia. There we consume a variety of meat; venison, goat […]